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Paleontologist

Job Tracking ID:  512171-544921
Location:   Fresno, CA | Carlsbad, CA | Los Angeles, CA | Monterey, CA | Oakland, CA | Sacramento, CA | San Luis Obispo, CA | Santa Barbara, CA | Santa Cruz, CA | Ventura, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  August 12, 2016
 
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a highly qualified multi-disciplinary environmental science, planning, and engineering consulting firm with offices in Carlsbad, Fresno, Los Angeles, Monterey, Oakland, , Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and Ventura, California. Rincon was founded in 1994 and is currently staffed by more than 165 arborist, archaeologist, architectural historians, botanist, engineers, environmental scientist, geologist, GIS professionals, LEED accredited professionals, paleontologist, planners, restoration ecologist, soil scientist, visual information specialists, wetland scientist and wildlife biologist. In addition to our broad range of services and staff qualifications; one of our key strengths is our active involvement in projects from 'inception-to-implementation'.

We have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for a Paleontologist in any of our California offices. Candidates must have professional paleontological field experience and be familiar with the practical requirements of paleontological monitoring on construction sites.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum qualifications to be considered for this opportunity:

  • Prior paleontological field experience in California is required. Experience should entail paleontological monitoring of construction activities, fossil collection and salvage, preparation of weekly monitoring summaries, and coordination with a Principal Paleontologist
  • An undergraduate (Bachelors) degree in geology or paleontology is preferred; however, documented experience performing paleontological monitoring and fossil salvage may be substituted for some formal education
  • The ability to measure stratigraphic sections and describe sedimentary rocks is highly desirable
  • A valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time on uneven terrain and in hot weather

Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP